Month: November 2016

New Ford Fiesta tech details and powertrain specs finally revealed

Ford today revealed the next generation Ford Fiesta – the world’s most technologically advanced small car – at a special Go Further event in Cologne, Germany. The next generation Fiesta is unveiled with the most sophisticated range of driver assistance technologies and connectivity features ever in a volume small car in Europe, as part of […]

Read More

Volkswagen Amarok goes on sale

New Anarok is available to order now. Replacing the previous model’s 2.0-litre TDI engine, the new Amarok has at its heart a 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine, making it the only six-cylinder model in the segment. The top-of-the-range version of this 3.0-litre V6 delivers 224 PS and 550 Nm of torque channelled through its standard eight-speed […]

Read More

Another award for Škoda superb

The ŠKODA Superb has been honoured once again at the 2016 Professional Driver Car of the Year Awards, driving off with a fifth victory in the Private Hire Car of the Year. For 2016, the Professional Driver judging panel consisted of heads of leading chauffeur and private hire firms, experienced chauffeurs and motoring editors and […]

Read More

Ford offers 1.0 EcoBoost with cylinder deactivation technology

Ford today announced that the 1.0‑litre EcoBoost petrol engine is to be offered with innovative cylinder deactivation technology for further reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel efficiency. Ford’s compact and powerful 1.0-litre EcoBoost will in early 2018 become the first three-cylinder engine in the world to feature cylinder deactivation. Cylinder deactivation will deliver reduced running costs […]

Read More

Next generation of Ford Fiesta revealed

Ford Motor Company today delivered the global debut of the next generation Ford Fiesta at a special “Go Further” event in Cologne, Germany. Jim Farley, executive vice president and president, Europe Middle East and Africa, Ford Motor Company, was joined by Mark Fields, president and chief executive officer, Ford Motor Company, to unveil four new […]

Read More

Pure electric Smart

Smart is the only car manufacturer worldwide to offer its model range with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive as the smart fortwo, smart fortwo cabrio and smart forfour are available as electric drive models. The smart fortwo cabrio is the only electric cabriolet on the market. With torque of 160 Newton metres the 60 kW […]

Read More

Volkswagen unveils new Arteon

Three months ahead of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen is providing a first look at its new premium saloon, the Arteon. The totally new model sits above the Passat, in addition to a new and emotive outline Volkswagen is also introducing with the Arteon a highly expressive, horizontally accentuated brand look. […]

Read More

Bentley Mulsanne EW is "Best Car for Being Driven In"

The Bentley Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase has been named ‘Best Car for Being Driven In’ by Top Gear magazine. Featured in the global magazine franchise’s ‘Best Cars in the World’ issue, the pinnacle Mulsanne model outshone all other limousines to be named the best automotive passenger experience. The 250 mm extension of the Mulsanne’s wheelbase is […]

Read More

European Car of the Year finalists for 2017 announced

The finalists for the annual European Car of the Year award have been announced for 2017. Chosen by a combined panel of 58 journalists from 22 European countries, over 30 contenders in the first round were narrowed down to just seven vehicles from Citroen, Alfa Romeo, Toyota, and others. Combining a field of premium sedans, […]

Read More

Tune It! Safe! Shows Ford Mustang in police uniform

An Audi R8, a VW Scirocco, a Porsche 911 or a Chevrolet Corvette as a police car? Very unlikely in real operation. Nevertheless, all these vehicles are also available in a lawyer’s outfit. The reason for this is the initiative “Tune It! Safe!”, Founded in 2005, in which the Federal Ministry of Transport, the ADAC […]

Read More